Loved ones remembered and celebrated

Sarah Eames | The Daily StarAbove: Diana Friedell, right, leader of the Oneonta chapter of Compassionate Friends, looks on as Cooperstown resident Karen Johnson, left, lights a candle in memory of her son, Ben, during the 23rd annual candle lighting service at the Unitarian Universalist Society in Oneonta on Sunday. Below: Oneonta residents Gayle and John Heller hold candles during the passing of the light. The couple’s son, John, died last December while saving his fiancee and their four nephews from a fire in their Oneonta home.